The Quito Papers: towards the open city

Hosted by Theatrum Mundi and LSE Cities

Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building,


Professor Ricky Burdett

Professor Ricky Burdett

Professor Saskia Sassen

Professor Saskia Sassen

Professor Richard Sennett

Professor Richard Sennett


Professor Wendy Pullan

Professor Wendy Pullan

This film screening and discussion aims to disseminate the ideas of the newly authored "Quito Papers" beyond UN-Habitat's Habitat III conference and to launch Theatrum Mundi and the Kaifeng Foundation's short film that has been adapted from the text.

Ricky Burdett (@BURDETTR) is Professor of Urban Studies and Director of LSE Cities.

Saskia Sassen (@SaskiaSassen) is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University.

Richard Sennett (@richardsennett) is Centennial Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics and University Professor of the Humanities at New York University.

Wendy Pullan is Professor of Architectural and Urban Studies and Head of the Department of Architecture at Cambridge University.

Theatrum Mundi (@TheatrumM), based at LSE Cities, is a network of people from the performing and visual arts and the built environment disciplines. It activates projects, meetings and research in cities around the world. LSE Cities is an international centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science that studies how people and cities interact in a rapidly urbanising world.

LSE Cities (@LSECities) is an international centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science that carries out research, education and outreach activities in London and abroad. Its mission is to study how people and cities interact in a rapidly urbanising world, focusing on how the physical form and design of cities impacts on society, culture and the environment.

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